Definition of wind rose in English:

wind rose

Syllabification: wind rose
Pronunciation: /ˈwind ˌrōz
 
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noun

  • A diagram showing the relative frequency of wind directions at a place.
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    • A wind rose is a graphic chart that averages these recorded wind directions and speeds and plots them about a circle.
    • Amazingly, the wind rose on the compass, and the original mica cover have survived intact.
    • The analyzed data from a wind rose, including strength and direction of wind at Geralds has confirmed, so far, the usability of the airport at 98.7%.

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